New Look At Hitler's Health, Flatulence And Drug Addiction

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Hitler's digestion problems even prompted him to become a vegetarian: Contrary to what the Nazi propaganda machine would have one believe, it wasn't because Germany's dictator was an animal lover. Likewise, he took such massive amounts of a drug to combat flatulence that some of his other physicians even speculated that he was being poisoned. The drug contained small amounts of the nerve agent strychnine, which had long been used as a rat poison.

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